Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). I’m jealous that you were in San Francisco last year. I actually work for the University of San Franciscos online certificate program and Im not surprised about the decrease in carbon emissions. I bet San Francisco has great ones! About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). Elementum Expands Supply Chain Management Suite with New Inventory App Powered by World’s Product Graph™. Moving from trucking to ocean transportation, San Francisco startup Flexport Inc.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

Talking Logistics

3DPrinting #SCM #logistics pic.twitter.com/S4tGkRxR5u. Google Shopping Express now available to all San Francisco and Peninsula Shoppers. Meanwhile, Google announced that it is expanding the rollout of its same-day delivery service, Shopping Express, “to everyone living or working in [its] Bay Area delivery zones, from San Francisco to San Jose.” Oracle OpenWorld was held this week in San Francisco.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Logistics startups are popping up everywhere. Logistics start-ups investments shot up from 0.1% We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Here we go: Technology Innovations in Logistics. Uber-ification of logistics : Fine, we said it. On-demand logistics services from mobile devices are on the rise.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Here are some details from the press release: The acquisition of UTi is expected to increase DSV’s annual revenue by approximately 50%…Pro forma 2014 revenue amounts to approximately USD 13 billion (DKK 75 billion) and the combined workforce will grow to 44,000 people in 84 countries, 848 offices and 339 logistics facilities. Inventory Management.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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The Commerce Marketer Podcast With DSI’s Bob Carver

DSI

This year at SuiteConnect West in San Francisco, DSI’s VP of Cloud Inventory Solutions, Bob Carver was invited to join Commerce Marketing Analyst and podcaster, Gregory Zakowicz on the Commerce Marketer Podcast sponsored by Oracle Bronto Software. Their conversation flowed from consumer, retail and supply chain trends to last-mile logistics and digital transformation.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Is the Package Under your Tree?

Supply Chain Shaman

Get Good at Having a Real-time Perpetual Inventory Signal. Foundational for ecommerce is a real-time perpetual inventory (PI) signal. If you are going to be excellent at ecommerce fulfillment, you need to have great perpetual inventory capabilities. Cloud-based logistics and warehouse management are combining with B2B networks to enable multi-tier fulfillment. No matter where inventory is, put it to work. Details matter. Execution is essential.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

I knew nothing about the world of logistics, inventory management and order optimization. From the research, we know that when organizations have source, make and deliver reporting to the same leader, that supply chain performance improves (intersection of operating margin and inventory turns). It is usually driven by the logistics and transportation functions. Companies need multi-tier Available to Promise (ATP) and real-time inventory management.

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

Elementum

Another significant application includes inventory control in warehouses, where drones have the upper hand in terms of both efficiency and accuracy when compared to their human counterparts. While they remain a relatively rare sight (except for people who happen to live in Washington, DC, or the San Francisco Bay Area), delivery robots may soon begin to appear on sidewalks throughout the U.S. Logistics supply chain technology droids drones last mile delivery

Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

Elementum

Another significant application includes inventory control in warehouses, where drones have the upper hand in terms of both efficiency and accuracy when compared to their human counterparts. Logistics supply chain technology droids drones last mile delivery

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

Walmart would not have the ability to provide such low prices and have consistent inventory in the over 5,000 stores in the United States and over 1.3 This “invisible” part of Walmart’s business is a logistical and supply chain management and the practices they employ should give supply chain managers pause to take a bit out of their day and inspect what Walmart is doing in order to mimic into the supply chain manager’s own practice.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

number of flights, road congestion, distance to ocean ports); and in the presence of top 100 logistics IT providers. Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding. San Francisco Bay area. San Francisco Bay area.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

The proposed first route between Los Angeles and San Francisco would cut travel times from 4 hours to 35 minutes. They might allow companies to carry less inventory – perhaps using Hyperloop to rapidly source whatever parts or raw materials that can’t be 3D printed. But we’re interested in what Supply Chain and Logistics pros in our network have to say.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

The US auto industry is expected to follow suit as stockpiled inventory becomes depleted. Let’s look at some examples: Michelin-guide restaurant The Morris in San Francisco, offers kerbside pickups of its entire fine dining menu, including charcuterie and its signature dish, smoked duck. At Logistics Bureau, we have been helping business professionals adapt their supply chains to changing economic and social conditions for the past 22 years.

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Product standardization and common components that are used in many different products reduce the requirements for changeovers on the production lines and for high inventory. Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Product standardization and common components that are used in many different products reduce the requirements for changeovers on the production lines and for high inventory. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Product standardization and common components that are used in many different products reduce the requirements for changeovers on the production lines and for high inventory. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

Deliverr Raises $40M to Fuel Two-Day Delivery For Ecommerce Sellers

Multichannel Merchant

Deliverr, a startup that uses data and a network of warehouse partners to strategically position inventory and enable fast ecommerce deliveries for its customers, has raised $40 million in a new funding round, bringing its total raised to $70 million.

Disruptive Times Require Adaptive Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The staff notes, “As a result of the expansion of its direct-to-consumer business, Nike is moving away from aggregating inventory in one central warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee, to putting product in facilities closer to the customer.” … Secondary cities will thrive, as internet connectivity and cost-of-living disparity tip new household formation away from big cities such as New York, Chicago and San Francisco [to places like Fall River, MA].”[5]

What's in a Co-packing Agreement

Logichain Solutions

In an agreement, the governing law can be different from the jurisdiction; for example, the governing law could be Delaware, but the parties agree that any dispute will be decided under the jurisdiction of the court of San Francisco. This can include key performance indicators (KPIs) like adherence to the co-packing production plan, time needed to complete a co-packing work order, value of co-packing inventory adjustments (wastage), or number of defects, and co-packing quality.

What's in a Co-packing Agreement

Logichain Solutions

In an agreement, the governing law can be different from the jurisdiction; for example, the governing law could be Delaware, but the parties agree that any dispute will be decided under the jurisdiction of the court of San Francisco. This can include key performance indicators (KPIs) like adherence to the co-packing production plan, time needed to complete a co-packing work order, value of co-packing inventory adjustments (wastage), or number of defects, and co-packing quality.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

As part of this effort, they combined their logistics with the retail expertise of SAP software. The result was improved flexibility of production, as well as better inventory and asset management. This article was submitted by University alliance, in partnership with the University of San Francisco’s online program, which offers a variety of advanced professional certificates.

Alternatives to Blockchain in Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Started in the Fintech industry, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to fundamentally transform the supply chain and logistics industry. where products sit”: the inventories of materials, parts, and finished goods stored and being handled in various stages of the supply chain. Rene Jacquat is the principal of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States.

Alternatives to Blockchain in Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Started in the Fintech industry, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to fundamentally transform the supply chain and logistics industry. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the principal of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Alternatives to Blockchain in Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Started in the Fintech industry, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to fundamentally transform the supply chain and logistics industry. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the principal of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Alternatives to Blockchain in Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

Started in the Fintech industry, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to fundamentally transform the supply chain and logistics industry. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the principal of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

What's in a Co-packing Agreement

Logichain Solutions

In an agreement, the governing law can be different from the jurisdiction; for example, the governing law could be Delaware, but the parties agree that any dispute will be decided under the jurisdiction of the court of San Francisco. This can include key performance indicators (KPIs) like adherence to the co-packing production plan, time needed to complete a co-packing work order, value of co-packing inventory adjustments (wastage), or number of defects, and co-packing quality.

What's in a Co-packing Agreement

Logichain Solutions

In an agreement, the governing law can be different from the jurisdiction; for example, the governing law could be Delaware, but the parties agree that any dispute will be decided under the jurisdiction of the court of San Francisco. This can include key performance indicators (KPIs) like adherence to the co-packing production plan, time needed to complete a co-packing work order, value of co-packing inventory adjustments (wastage), or number of defects, and co-packing quality.

ShipChain and KeepTruckin Announce New Partnership to Increase Data Visibility

Shipchain

ShipChain, a blockchain-based logistics solutions provider, today announced a new partnership with KeepTruckin, the leader in modern fleet management solutions, that will give customers greater insight into their product inventories and enhance visibility across the global supply chain. .

Is it REALLY organic? Sustainable farm to fork supply chain.

Logichain Solutions

Many of the general sustainability challenges, such as the use of water, deforestation, poor working conditions, monocultures and genetically modified organisms, are more attributed to agriculture and processing than on the food logistics. This can be achieved through a streamlined supply chain, increase in payload for each truck or container, optimized inventory management, modal shift to rail, or electric vehicles. Organic is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. food industry.

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Is it REALLY organic? Sustainable farm to fork supply chain.

Logichain Solutions

Many of the general sustainability challenges, such as the use of water, deforestation, poor working conditions, monocultures and genetically modified organisms, are more attributed to agriculture and processing than on the food logistics. This can be achieved through a streamlined supply chain, increase in payload for each truck or container, optimized inventory management, modal shift to rail, or electric vehicles. Organic is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. food industry.

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Is it REALLY organic? Sustainable farm to fork supply chain.

Logichain Solutions

Many of the general sustainability challenges, such as the use of water, deforestation, poor working conditions, monocultures and genetically modified organisms, are more attributed to agriculture and processing than on the food logistics. This can be achieved through a streamlined supply chain, increase in payload for each truck or container, optimized inventory management, modal shift to rail, or electric vehicles. Organic is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. food industry.

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